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Fred Niblo Jr.

Fred Niblo Jr.

  • You're In The Army Now (1941) May 08 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Waterfront (1939) June 07 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941) July 02 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Fighting 69th, The (1940) July 04 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Convicted (1950) as Screenwriter
A prison warden fights to prove one of his inmates was wrongly convicted.
2.
Incident (1949) as Screenwriter
A stockbroker is jumped one night and beaten up by gangsters; it turns out they mistook him for another gangsters, whom he closely resembles. Determined to find the intended victim and ensure that he doesn't get assaulted again, he finds himself involved with a beautiful blonde who gets him entangled in a plot involving hijacking and murder.
3.
In This Corner (1948) as Screenwriter
4.
Bodyguard (1948) as Screenwriter
A cop on suspension is framed for murder.
5.
Johnny Comes Flying Home (1946) as Contract Writer
6.
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944) as Story
7.
Tampico (1944) as Screenwriter
Oil-tanker Captain Manson rescues Kathie Hall after her ship is sunk by a U-boat. He marries her. When his ship is sunk and she is suspected because she has no identification. Manson tries to clear her of the charge and discovers that his first mate, Adamson, is a German agent.
8.
The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Screenwriter
A society sleuth tracks a lost plane carrying $100,000.
9.
You Can't Escape Forever (1942) as Screenwriter
Although she's been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
10.
Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941) as Screenwriter
A reporter tries to solve a series of boardinghouse murders.
11.
Father's Son (1941) as Screenwriter
A banker's son gets into a variety of comic scrapes in an effort to catch his father's attention.
12.
Three Sons O'Guns (1941) as Orig scr
Three reckless brothers dodge the draft then sign up and become men.
13.
Passage from HongKong (1941) as Screenwriter
A thriller writer tries to impress a young woman by pretending to be tied to a murder.
14.
The Wagons Roll at Night (1941) as Screenwriter
A circus manager turns a young farm boy into a star lion tamer.
15.
Strange Alibi (1941) as Contract Writer
An undercover cop finds himself on the wrong side of the law when the mob discovers his true identity.
16.
You're in the Army Now (1941) as Contr to scr const
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.
17.
A Fugitive from Justice (1940) as Contract Writer
An insurance investigator gets caught between cops and crooks when he hides the beneficiary of a million-dollar policy.
18.
East of the River (1940) as Screenwriter
A young gangster and his honest brother fall for the same woman.
19.
River's End (1940) as Contr to trmt
In the Canadian wilderness, an accused murderer takes the place of a dead Mountie.
20.
An Angel from Texas (1940) as Screenwriter
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
21.
The Fighting 69th (1940) as Orig scr
A braggart soldier learns the true meaning of heroism when he joins World War I's all-Irish unit.
22.
Cowboy Quarterback (1939) as Screenwriter
A football scout tries to get a legendary runner back into the game.
23.
Waterfront (1939) as Contr to trmt
A hard-living dockworker finds religion until his brother is murdered.
24.
No Place to Go (1939) as Screenwriter
An aging man clashes with his social-climbing daughter-in-law.
25.
Hell's Kitchen (1939) as Screenwriter
An ex-con tries to help a group of hardened juvenile delinquents.
26.
Little Miss Roughneck (1938) as Screenwriter
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue (Edith Fellows), who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue (Margaret Irving), who is even more artificial and theatrical than her name. Foxine's pretty and older sister, Mary LaRue (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells) makes sacrifices to support the trio. Al Partridge (Scott Kolk as Scott Colton), a hollywood agent becomes interested in Mary and takes the family trio to Hollywood in the hopes of Foxine getting into the movies. After several incidents by the rowdy Foxine on the train, and later at International Studios, Foxine is further from being in the movies than she was in New York. Gert decides that a "hoax" kidnapping is just the ticket to get Foxine the publicity to land a studio contract. That night Foxine dresses as a boy, disarranges her room, leaves a "ransom note" and hops a freight train. The police arrive the next morning and hear Mary accuse Al and Gert of staging the kidnapping, and they are arrested. Foxine leaves the train several hundred miles away and takes shelter with the good-natured Pascual Orozco (Leo Carrillo) and his family. The arrested pair are released when the police receive another ransom note (sent by Foxine.)
27.
Penitentiary (1938) as Screenwriter
28.
Little Miss Roughneck (1938) as Story
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue (Edith Fellows), who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue (Margaret Irving), who is even more artificial and theatrical than her name. Foxine's pretty and older sister, Mary LaRue (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells) makes sacrifices to support the trio. Al Partridge (Scott Kolk as Scott Colton), a hollywood agent becomes interested in Mary and takes the family trio to Hollywood in the hopes of Foxine getting into the movies. After several incidents by the rowdy Foxine on the train, and later at International Studios, Foxine is further from being in the movies than she was in New York. Gert decides that a "hoax" kidnapping is just the ticket to get Foxine the publicity to land a studio contract. That night Foxine dresses as a boy, disarranges her room, leaves a "ransom note" and hops a freight train. The police arrive the next morning and hear Mary accuse Al and Gert of staging the kidnapping, and they are arrested. Foxine leaves the train several hundred miles away and takes shelter with the good-natured Pascual Orozco (Leo Carrillo) and his family. The arrested pair are released when the police receive another ransom note (sent by Foxine.)
29.
City Streets (1938) as Screenwriter
30.
When G-Men Step In (1938) as Contract Writer
Fred Garth (Don Terry) owns a printing establishment and poses as a business research expert, but actually runs several white-collar rackets operating by means of high-pressure telephone soliciting. He has sent his younger brother, Bruce Garth (Robert Paige), through law school with the intention of making him his legal watch-dog. But idealist Bruce enrolls as a Department of Justice investigator, and is detailed to track down charity and other phoney rackets. Both brothers are in love with attractive socialite Marjorie Drake (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells), who is unaware of Fred's schemes and he uses her to meet other social leaders with pet charities and his salesmen sell them the program ads at five times the charity rate. Bruce and his partner Neale (Gene Morgan) trace the phone rackets to Bruce and a confrontation looms.
31.
The Game That Kills (1937) as Screenwriter
Tom Ferguson (Ward Bond), star left wing of the Indians hockey team, is killed during a game in an "accident" with Dick Adams (Paul Fix) and Bill Drake (Max Hoffman, Jr.), two of his own teammates. His brother, Alec Ferguson (Charles Quigley), is not convinced it was and accident, and goes to New York to uncover the truth. Posing as a fellow townsman named Steve Moreau (Clyde Dilson) who is unable to accept an offer to play with the Indians because of an injury, Alec wins a place with the team. He learns that the team, a member of a nation-wide professional league, has been throwing games on the orders of a gambling ring. He meets Betty Holland (Rita Hayworth) the pretty daughter of team coach Joe Holland (J. Farrell MacDonald) and falls in love with her. He plays along with Adams and Drake and learns that the owner, Rudy Maxwell (Arthur Loft), is the head of the gambling ring and has Coach Holland under control because of bad checks written to pay off gambling losses. Reporter Sam Erskine (John Gallaudet) suspecting that the games are being thrown and talks Betty into accepting a job on the Chronicle to find out what she can to protect her father's name. Maxwell discovers Alec's true identity and orders Betty kidnapped, thus ensuring that Alec's play will lead to an Indians' defeat in an important game.
32.
Counsel for Crime (1937) as Screenwriter
Law school graduate Paul Maddox (Douglass Montgomery), adopted son of Senator Robert Maddox (Thurston Hall), accepts an offer to join the law firm of William "Bill" Mellon (Otto Kruger), brilliant but unscrupulous criminal attorney. Mrs. Maddox (Nana Bryant) is actually Paul's real mother, although neither the Senator nor Paul know it, and Bill Mellon is his father. Yes, it is one of "those" plots. Paul is at first critical of Mellon's sharp practices, but he relents when Ann McItyre (Jacqueline Wells, long before she ever thought about being Julie Bishop) convinces him it's all within the law, a fact most law school graduates would have learned in law school. Gambler Georgie Evans (Stanley Fields) comes to Mellon and tells him he has just killed Harrison, another underworld character, and insists it was in self defense. Mellon coaches Evans in how to tell his story to the police, then sends him to police headquarters to give himself up, and then assigns Paul to follow up on the case. While Evans and Paul are on separate routes to the police station, Evans stops by Harrison's and kills him under circumstances corresponding with Mellon's fool-proof alibi version already supplied before the act. Truly a good example of why it is best to consult an attorney before committing a rash act. Mellon learns of this post-dated action but, for a large sum of money from Evans, agrees to have his firm represent him and assigns Paul the task. Paul, of course, wins Evans an acquital. Paul later learns that the killing was committed after Evans had retained Mellon and quits the firm. Paul's moral snit does not extend past the point of allowing his adopted-father's influence getting him appointed Assistant District Attorney. Paul begins a probe against malpractice in the law profession, and Mellon hires Mitchell (Marc Lawrence) to dig up scandal on state officials sponsoring the probe. Mitchell does this even better than Mellon anticipated, especially when he comes back with the truth about Paul actually being Mrs. Maddox' own son. When Mitchell refuses to give up the papers with the proof, he and Mellon struggle and Mitchell dies from a shot from his own gun. Mellon is charged with murder and Paul is the prosecutor. Will Paul send his real Pa to jail for life?
33.
Motor Madness (1937) as Screenwriter
34.
All-American Sweetheart (1937) as Screenwriter
35.
The Devil Is Driving (1937) as Contract Writer
36.
Find the Witness (1937) as Screenwriter
A reporter investigates a series of murders related to a magician's escape act.
37.
Lady from Nowhere (1936) as Screenwriter
38.
You May Be Next! (1936) as Screenwriter
39.
The Man Who Lived Twice (1936) as Screenwriter
A criminal has plastic surgery done to change his identity but loses his memory during the operation.
40.
Roaming Lady (1936) as Screenwriter
41.
Escape from Devil's Island (1935) as Screenwriter
42.
Unknown Woman (1935) as Screenwriter
A female undercover agent tracks down bond thieves.
43.
Death Flies East (1935) as Screenwriter
44.
The Hell Cat (1934) as Screenwriter
45.
Among the Missing (1934) as Screenwriter
46.
Whom the Gods Destroy (1934) as Adaptation
Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester (Walter Connolly, character actor who was first-billed in six films in the mid-1930s), is deeply in love with his wife Margaret (Doris Kenyon)and dreams of the future when his son Jack (played in age order by Scotty Beckett, Macon Jones and Robert Young) will step into his shoes. He sails to England to produce a show but the ship strikes a derelict wreckage and is sinking rapidly. In the ensuing wild panic, Forrester saves many lives, until finally, panic stricken by sudden fear, he dons a woman's clothes and is among the rescued. On the coast of Newfouldland, the villagers, not aware of his true identity, curse him but he is befriended by Alec (Hobart Bosworth)who helps him conceal his identity. With a planned story of his survival, he returns to New York but cannot face his family or friends after he sees the plaque to his heroism on his New York theatre. Deciding to remain thought of as dead, he becomes a derelict himself, surviving on odd jobs as he watches from afar his now-grown son (Robert Young)begin his career as a producer. The son meets with failure and Forrester, claiming to be an old friend of his father, goes to him and renders assistance as Jack works on a new play. It is a success and Jack brings his mother to meet his mentor. She recognizes him as her husband and, after Jack has left the room, the two of them decide they still have happiness ahead of them, without Jack having to know the truth.
47.
Fugitive Lady (1934) as Story and Screenplay
48.
Name the Woman (1934) as Screenwriter
49.
Flying Down to Rio (1933) as Contract Writer
A dance-band leader finds love and success in Brazil.
50.
As Husbands Go (1933) as Contract Writer
51.
Ladies Must Love (1933) as Contract Writer
52.
King of the Jungle (1933) as Screenwriter
53.
The Virtuous Husband (1931) as Dial
54.
Ex-Bad Boy (1931) as Dial
55.
The Criminal Code (1931) as Adpt and added dial
A convict trying to reform is torn between conflicting loyalties when he witnesses a murder behind bars.
56.
El código penal (1931) as Screenwriter
57.
The Woman Racket (1930) as Titles
A policeman must rescue his wife from gangsters.

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